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Industrial Safety and Health Management

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Edition:
4th
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9780138953508

ISBN10:
0138953503
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For senior/graduate-level courses in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology and Operations Management. Unique in approach, this text combines in one volume an exploration of the time-tested concepts and techniques of safety and health management, a modern perspective on compliance with mandatory standards for workplace safety and health, and a variety of solved problems, case studies, and exercises. It provides reasons, explanations, and illustrations of the hazard mechanisms that form the underlying basis for the volumes of detailed standards for workplace safety and health.

Table of Contents

PREFACE xvii
1 The Safety and Health Manager
1(12)
A Reasonable Objective
2(2)
Safety versus Health
4(1)
Role in the Corporate Structure
5(1)
Resources at Hand
6(3)
Summary
9(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
10(3)
2 Development of the Safety and Health Function
13(34)
Workers' Compensation
14(3)
Recordkeeping
17(1)
Accident Cause Analysis
28(3)
Organization of Committees
31(1)
Safety and Health Economics
32(3)
Training
35(2)
Job Placement Testing
37(1)
The Smoke-Free Workplace
38(1)
Bloodborne Pathogens
39(1)
Workplace Violence
40(1)
Summary
41(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
42(5)
3 Concepts of Hazard Avoidance
47(34)
The Enforcement Approach
47(3)
The Psychological Approach
50(1)
The Engineering Approach
51(8)
The Analytical Approach
59(9)
Hazards Classification Scale
68(7)
Summary
75(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
75(6)
4 Impact of Federal Regulation
81(22)
Standards
81(5)
NIOSH
86(1)
Enforcement
86(5)
Public Uproar
91(2)
Role of the States
93(1)
Future Trends
94(4)
Summary
98(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
99(4)
5 Information Systems
103(16)
Hazard Communication
104(5)
Environmental Protection Agency
109(4)
Computer Information Systems
113(3)
Summary
116(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
116(3)
6 Process Safety
119(10)
Process Information
120(4)
Process Analysis
124(1)
Operating Procedures
125(1)
Training
125(1)
Contractor Personnel
126(1)
Summary
127(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
127(2)
7 Buildings and Facilities
129(18)
Walking and Working Surfaces
130(10)
Exits
140(1)
Illumination
141(1)
Miscellaneous Facilities
142(2)
Sanitation
144(1)
Summary
145(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
145(2)
8 Health and Environmental Control
147(28)
Baseline Examinations
147(1)
Toxic Substances
148(9)
Measures of Exposure
157(4)
Standards Completion Project
161(1)
Detecting Contaminants
161(6)
Summary
167(2)
Exercises and Study Questions
169(6)
9 Environmental Control and Noise
175(28)
Ventilation
175(7)
Industrial Noise
182(15)
Radiation
197(1)
Computer Terminals
198(1)
Summary
198(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
199(4)
10 Flammable and Explosive Materials
203(18)
Flammable Liquids
203(5)
Sources of Ignition
208(1)
Standards Compliance
209(1)
Combustible Liquids
210(2)
Spray Finishing
212(3)
Dip Tanks
215(1)
Explosives
216(1)
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
216(2)
Conclusion
218(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
218(3)
11 Personal Protection and First Aid
221(24)
Hearing Protection
222(2)
Eye and Face Protection
224(1)
Respiratory Protection
225(10)
Confined Space Entry
235(3)
Head Protection
238(1)
Miscellaneous Personal Protective Equipment
239(2)
First Aid
241(1)
Conclusion
242(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
242(3)
12 Fire Protection
245(12)
Industrial Fires
246(1)
Fire Prevention
246(1)
Emergency Evacuation
247(1)
Fire Brigades
248(1)
Fire Extinguishers
249(2)
Standpipe and Hose Systems
251(1)
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
252(1)
Fixed Extinguishing Systems
252(2)
Summary
254(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
254(3)
13 Materials Handling and Storage
257(30)
Materials Storage
258(1)
Industrial Trucks
258(6)
Cranes
264(13)
Slings
277(4)
Conveyors
281(1)
Lifting
282(2)
Summary
284(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
284(3)
14 Machine Guarding
287(50)
General Machine Guarding
287(9)
Safeguarding the Point of Operation
296(7)
Power Presses
303(18)
Grinding Machines
321(3)
Saws
324(5)
Belts and Pulleys
329(3)
Summary
332(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
333(4)
15 Welding
337(22)
Process Terminology
337(4)
Gas Welding Hazards
341(7)
Arc Welding Hazards
348(1)
Resistance Welding Hazards
349(1)
Fires and Explosions
350(2)
Eye Protection
352(1)
Protective Clothing
352(1)
Gases and Fumes
353(3)
Summary
356(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
356(3)
16 Electrical Hazards
359(26)
Electrocution Hazards
359(12)
Fire Hazards
371(6)
Test Equipment
377(1)
Frequent Violations
378(2)
Summary
380(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
380(5)
17 Construction
385(32)
General Facilities
386(1)
Personal Protective Equipment
386(3)
Fire Protection
389(1)
Tools
389(3)
Electrical
392(1)
Ladders and Scaffolds
393(3)
Floors and Stairways
396(1)
Cranes and Hoists
396(4)
Heavy Vehicles and Equipment
400(3)
Trenching and Excavations
403(4)
Concrete Work
407(1)
Steel Erection
408(1)
Demolition
409(1)
Explosive Blasting
410(1)
Electric Utilities
411(1)
Summary
412(1)
Exercises and Study Questions
413(4)
Bibliography 417(8)
Appendices 425(28)
A OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits 425(18)
B Medical Treatment 443(1)
C First-Aid Treatment 444(1)
D Classification of Medical Treatment 445(2)
E Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics, and Reactives 447(3)
F Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code 450(1)
G States Having Federally Approved State Plans for Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Enforcement 451(2)
Glossary 453(9)
Index 462


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